Restless Legs Syndrome
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Can an accident be a trigger

I was knocked over by a bus in July and since then have been having episodes which I think is RLS (got an appointment with the quack later today). It's awful, it keeps me up a lot of the night, I only got 2hrs last night and felt like ripping my legs off but also had the shakes in my left arm. I'm hoping there's a simple cure but looking at some of these posts, I'm not optmistic!

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Forgot to ask the main question (maybe I have memory issues too!).

'Can an accident trigger RLS?'

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Hi how did doctors appointment go?

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Hi Daza,

I'm sure the others will agree there is not simple cure, but (I know this is a bit late now) don't take any old "fluff" from the quack. If he/she is worth his/her salt they'll explore before scribbling out a prescription. There are quite a few treatments that provide relief, but you'll have to work with the quack to find the one that suits you. Good luck!

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Despite her suffering herself in the past, she just prescribed Pramipexole 0.088mg. She said she'll check my iron levels too (after prompting). I had two yesterday and it improved last night but I know it's still there.

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